Several hundred pounds of wet gray clay were replaced with a mix of peat moss and composted cow manure. From one of my favorite small providers, Lazy S's Farm Nursery in Virginia, I ordered some marsh ferns (
Monday, September 27, 2010
Jumping in with both feet
This weekend, we dug out the little stream that drains into the raingarden, laid some stones and planted a few ferns, grasses, and flowers in the muck. Yeah, it's kind of a hot mess. I have absolutely no idea how this excavation will affect our soggy hillside. The plan here is just to shut your eyes and jump in with both feet (or maybe, more accurately, follow the Leeroy Jenkins strategy).